Thursday, September 24, 2020
The De Queen junior high team finally got to play a scheduled opponent at the originally scheduled time. The Cubs responded with a 21-0 shutout of visiting Texarkana.
ACORN — It is a trend at least for the early going. De Queen’s first cross country outing was at the biggest — in terms of teams entered — meet ever at Trinity High. The Leopards’ second race date was at the biggest -- in terms of teams entered — meet ever at Acorn. Included in the field was…
A home match on Sept. 15 completed the pre-conference championship season for the De Queen golf teams.
ROSBRO — It went bad for the Leopards from the start at Centerpoint. De Queen fell 42-7 in the substitute game.
Wins were few when De Queen hosted the Arkadelphia tennis teams Sept. 17.
Tuesday, September 15, 2020
De Queen School District communications director Beau McCastlain announced Monday that the football game this Friday night between the De Queen Leopards and the Fouke Panthers has been canceled. McCastlain said that the Leopards were able to schedule a game with the Centerpoint Knights for t…
Monday, September 14, 2020
It was close for three periods, but visiting Murfreesboro pulled away in the fourth to down Horatio 22-0 in their Sept. 11 meeting.
The Leopards won five matches and the Bobcats four when the Hope tennis teams visited De Queen Sept. 10.
NASHVILLE — De Queen did not pull an upset at Nashville, but the game ended on an up note for the Leopards.
TEXARKANA — The cross country Leopards opened their season Sept. 12 at Trinity High School in Texarkana on a familiar course, but with some new opponents. With covid panic causing meets to be canceled, teams are eager to run whenever, wherever possible. The Trinity gathering drew teams from …
Hope and De Queen's golf teams were first and second at Hope Sept. 8.
Thursday, September 10, 2020
DIERKS — The Horatio juniors opened football season with a loss at Dierks. The Outlaws downed the Lions 32-0.
It was a rough start to the season for the Horatio football team. Visiting Dierks downed the Lions 42-0.
De Queen won both boys and girls competition at a Sept. 3 golf match at the Little River Club.
Monday, September 07, 2020
It came down to speed. On this night the Panther was a faster breed of cat. Ashdown downed De Queen 36-0 at Leopard Stadium in the 74th meeting of the US 71 rivals.
Thursday, September 03, 2020
Both De Queen golf teams finished second in a four way match at Nashville Aug. 24.
Nashville — It was delayed by 47 hours, but De Queen’s junior high football team played its first game of the season. The contest was scheduled for a 7 p.m. start on Thursday, Aug. 27.
Tennis is one of the things the Badgers do well. Visiting Arkadelphia’s tennis teams took 13 of 15 matches from De Queen Aug. 24.
Wednesday, September 02, 2020
The De Queen junior high Cubs Thursday football game with Mena has been rescheduled due to flooding and road conditions in Mena. Mena district students have been unable to attend school for the past two days due to the weather conditions.
On Saturday, Aug. 29, UA Cossatot hosted a benefit golf tournament to support the Colts and Lady Colts basketball student-athletes. The event included golf, food, a cornhole tournament, and prizes awarded at the end of the event. The golf tournament raised over $6,000 that will be used for a…
Monday, August 31, 2020
Football season began on a hot and muggy night at De Queen. With the atmosphere saturated with humidity from the remnants of Hurricane Laura, the heat index level was near triple digits at kickoff and dropped little during the game. Fans would have been gasping for breath even without the re…
Sunday, August 30, 2020
The De Queen girls golf team took second and the boys team third in a match at Lake De Gray that included most of the conference competition.
The Lions were able to do what their head coach wanted in their Aug. 16 scrimmage with visiting Mineral Springs.
Saturday, 9/12/20 Warrior Invitational @ Texarkana
The De Queen tennis teams made their season debuts Aug. 18 at Murfreesboro where they split with the Rattlers. The DHS girls won 5-3, but the boys lost 1-3.
Monday, August 24, 2020
Bryant Pagan II will be joining the UA Cossatot basketball program, where he will be serving as the assistant basketball coach with a special emphasis on the program's Operations and Strength and Conditioning. Pagan joins the Colts after serving as the associate head coach for the COOZ Elite…
Friday, August 21, 2020
De Queen Public Schools have cancelled tonight’s benefit football game vs. Waldron due to issues related to covid-19.
Thursday, August 20, 2020
In a year that has had an unusual number of coaching changes at De Queen, another one has been added to the total. This one came as a shocker.
Even without the coronavirus, this would have been an unusual year for the De Queen junior football team.
The Leopards got a break from the heat and a break from the routine with a practice under lights on Aug. 13. They did their usual position drills then went 11 on 11 with full contact.
De Queen’s golf season began with both teams placing second at Little River Club Aug. 4
Time is growing short for the Horatio football team. The Lions are set to host Mineral Springs in a scrimmage Aug. 21.
Monday, August 17, 2020
In order to be in compliance with Department of Health and AAA guidelines for outside venue activities, there will be several changes to procedures for purchasing tickets for Leopard football games during the 2020 football season.
Allen Hong returns a shot in the Leopards’ first tennis practice of the year. Hong is the only returner from last season’s team.
De Queen head coach Brad Chesshir was very happy when the Arkansas Activities Association gave the go ahead to start pre-season football practice.
Horatio football practice is off to a good start according to new head coach Lantz Castleman.
Monday, August 10, 2020
First year Horatio head football coach Lantz Castleman was very happy to hear the Arkansas Activities Association’s July 31 announcement.
UA Cossatot will host a three-person scramble golf tournament Saturday, Aug. 29 at De Queen Country Club. All proceeds will benefit Colts and Lady Colts basketball.
Wednesday, August 05, 2020
There are multitudes of clichés about life taking unexpected turns. Recent De Queen graduate Josie Burke can testify that such things do occur.
There are good weeks, and there are really good weeks. First year De Queen head football coach Brad Chesshir had one of the second kind.
GUNTERSVILLE, ALA. — The Shelter baseball team representing Arkansas finished fifth in the Dixie 17 and under World Series. The Arkansas entry fell to champion Mississippi 6-5.
Monday, August 03, 2020
Attention all upcoming 7th-12th grade Leopard football players:
Thursday, July 30, 2020
Athletic physicals for the 2020–2021 school year for De Queen students in grades 7-12 will be conducted during the first week of school, Aug. 24-28, at the new Leopard Care Clinic that is located on the De Queen School campus.
For the first time in several years De Queen is expected to compete in golf with full teams for both boys and girls.
The Shelter Insurance baseball team bounced back after a bad start in the Dixie World Series in Guntersville, Ala.
This is a summer of new things for De Queen football. With a coach come a new offense and a new defense. Head coach Brad Chesshir will also be the Leopard defensive coordinator.
“It’s been a great week,” said Horatio first year coach Lantz Castleman as July drew to a close.
Friday, July 24, 2020
New Horatio head football coach Lantz Castleman is beginning to feel at home on the job. Now he wishes his family could begin to feel at home in the community.
Assuming there is an Arkansas high school football season this year, De Queen will utilize an offense much different from anything in the Leopards’ history.